Green waste recycling is a voluntary program for curbside collection of green yard waste. The charge for green waste recycling is $7.50 monthly and can be added to your utility bill by calling the utilities department at 801-825-1477 option 1. Our green waste season will begin again on April 1, 2019 and continue through November 30, 2019. Green waste is collected on the same day … Continue reading Green Waste Recycling Begins
MThe Miss Syracuse Pageant preparations are underway! Our beautiful contestants will be in our community performing service projects over the next couple of months. Please watch for them and support where you can! Our Princess Academy will be held on June 8th at the Syracuse Community Center. This is for little girls ages 3-10 who come to be treated as princesses for a day and … Continue reading Miss Syracuse Pageant
Vote Winner:Iguana by Brian Lindley Editor’s choice: Recital Jitters by Lonn Hunter Honorable mentions:L-R: The Storm by Matt Bock • Diablo by Stephanie Peterson • Cloaked by Alexis CorniaL-R: Forgotten Dream by Paulette Bird • Monochromatic Portrait by Brylee Roennebeck • Fishers-of-Men by Sandra Williams Continue reading Art Contest Winners!
Growing up on a farm we grew most of what we ate, and boy, did we eat well! Peas, radishes, turnips, beets, carrots, green beans, onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, melons, corn, potatoes, greens, squash, and strawberries. I learned to love gardening. My mother was an amazing gardener and we spent many happy hours “playing in the dirt.” She taught me a lot about life and the … Continue reading Why and How to Grown your own garden
Having performed and competed as a gymnast for most of her youth, Kristi Christensen knows the pure joy of being on the mat. She also knows the pressure that she felt regarding preforming at competitions. She and her husband Aaron set out to create a different kind of gymnastics center. After her competing years, she also coached and fell in love with helping children realize … Continue reading Upbeat Gymnastics
Excavation permits are required for any work (except landscaping) that is performed inside the city right-of-way (ie. road, sidewalk, park-strip). Examples may include widening a drive approach, repairing underground utilities, and so forth. Permits are obtained at Public Works and online. Continue reading When do I need An Excavation Permit?
2019 Miss Syracuse Pageant Calling all young women! Come be a part of something that can change your life! Orientation meeting will be held March 28th at 7:00 pm at the Syracuse Community Center. Pageant will be June 22nd at SHS. Teens ages 14-17 and Miss ages 17-22. Pageant events include Community Service Project, Interview, Fitness, Talent, Evening Wear, and Onstage Interview (no swimsuit!). You … Continue reading 2019 Miss Syracuse Pageant
Have you ever thought about what to do in the case of a medical emergency involving your friends and family? Have you ever seen a defibrillation machine (AED) on the wall in a public building and wondered how it works? Do you have a job that requires either first aid or CPR training? Do you have first aid and/or CPR training and need a refresher? … Continue reading CPR Training: Be the Difference for Someone You Love!
We would like to thank everyone who participated in and attended Pirates of Penzance in concert. It was a wonderful evening filled with pirates, policemen, and maidens…oh my! Save the date for our next Orchestra Concert on Monday, April 8 at 7 pm in the Syracuse High School Auditorium. It will feature selections from Handel’s Messiah! This is the perfect kickoff to the Easter season. … Continue reading Art Council Updates
Jody Howell – Court Clerk Supervisor As the Court Clerk Supervisor, Jody helps manage the day-to-day operations of the City’s justice court. She is involved with administering the judge’s decisions, organizing cases for court day, and following up with our court customers. Jody has been a dedicated employee of the City for over 19 years. She has held several positions throughout the years, including in … Continue reading Employee Spotlight Jody Howell
As soon as we got out of the truck we were met by a tall young man who said, “Welcome to Stoker Nursery. I’m Sid, anything we can help with?” We were introduced to the entire family there (Dad, Delmer; Mom, Ardell; Sister, Sheila) because it truly was a family business. This was the beginning of a long friendship with the family. Later as I … Continue reading Recalling Stoker’s Nursery
Why do some people seem to have the odds always in their favor? Some people have all the luck! Have you ever known someone who was extremely lucky? Someone who seems to not only have a silver lining to their clouds but the rain drops are also diamonds! I am not talking about someone who is by nature positive or optimistic, but I am referring … Continue reading Are you lucky?